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Windows 7: Unable to change BIOS settings

02 Jul 2012   #1
crgibson

Win 7 HP 64bit w/SP1
 
 
Unable to change BIOS settings

I would like to change the boot order in my BIOS, but nothing on the keyboard will work. I reboot, and the splash screen for Gigabyte comes up. I hit the delete or F12 button and the BIOS screen comes up. Then nothing I do on the keyboard works. I have to hit the reset button.

Since I can start the BIOS using the keyboard, I know that the keyboard is working before the Gigabyte screen comes up.

How to repair, fix or workaround?

Thanks for any help.


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02 Jul 2012   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If your motherboard supports it, you may have to use a PS/2 keyboard, and then make sure Legacy USB devices are enabled.
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02 Jul 2012   #3
crgibson

Win 7 HP 64bit w/SP1
 
 

Deacon - Thanks for your quick reply. After reading your suggestion, I went to Device Manager and found that the driver for the keyboard was from Logitech, (I have a logitech keyboard), but the driver used to be from Microsoft. I remember installing a driver for a Logitech mouse a few months ago, so it must have also installed a driver for the keyboard. Since I have not been into the BIOS for about 3 or 4 months I never noticed the driver change.

Everything works now. Problem solved. Thanks
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03 Jul 2012   #4
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Glad to hear it!
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